CBS and NBC are facing a game of chicken over National Football League broadcast rights after Fox Broadcasting Co.'s staggering acquisition of National Football Conference games for an estimated $…
The Citizen's Task Force on TV Violence Wednesday recommended entertainment industry adoption of a code -- patterned after Canada -- that bars showing "gratuitous, dramatized" violence between the…
After two airings CBS has decided to renew the new serial "Second Chances" through the rest of the season, ordering 13 additional episodes.
Everything really did come up roses for CBS in the metered markets Sunday, as the web's three-hour telecast of "Gypsy" belted out some big Nielsen numbers.
Producer Stan Rogow -- who moved from NBC Prods. to Paramount in February 1992 as one of then-chairman Brandon Tartikoff's first signings -- has inked a new two-year exclusive deal with Paramount…
On the Jack Lemmon-Walter Matthau scale, "Grumpy Old Men" comes closer to the languor of "Buddy, Buddy" than the inspired lunacy of "The Odd Couple" or "The Fortune Cookie," saddling the two old pros…
The fledgling Paramount Network has signed Renaissance Communications' WDZL-TV in Miami as an affiliate -- fueling the increasingly bitter competition between that venture and a proposed rival Warner…
Exec producer Jay Daniel is leaving Carsey-Werner Co.'s "Roseanne" after a four-year affiliation with the series.
The title is certainly a misnomer. This crackling thriller will have a long, prosperous box office flight and promises to give the first John Grisham film adaptation, "The Firm," a run for its money…
NBC reportedly has inked a deal with Steven Spielberg's Amblin Entertainment and Universal TV extending a 22-episode commitment to a new sci-fi series for next season titled "Earth II."
"Late Show With David Letterman" posted another easy win for the week of Nov. 29-Dec. 3 in closing out a November sweeps victory for CBS in latenight, but "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" continues…